Table 3

Serious adverse events

Serious adverse event Number of events
Viral respiratory tract infection45
Gastritis and gastroenteritis23
Bronchiolitis20
Accidental injury or overdose9
Elective surgical treatment/EUA10
Gastro-oesophageal reflux6
Anorexia and feeding problems4
Constipation2
Dysphagia1
Vomiting1
Periorbital cellulitis1
Pertussis1
Colic2
Injection site haemorrhage1not at site of Men C injection
Pneumonia1
Intussusception2
Tonsillitis1
Agitation31 possibly related to Men C vaccine
Convulsions3
Apnoea3
Suspected sepsis2
Maculopapular rash31 possibly related to Men C vaccine
Purpuric rash3
Urinary tract infection5
Asthma and wheezing2
Hypotonia1possibly related to Men C vaccine
Chicken pox1
Screaming syndrome1possibly related to Men C vaccine
Peripheral oedema1
Lipoma1
Non-accidental injury1
Unable to hear (parental report)1normal hearing on testing
Total161
  • EUA, examination under anaesthesia.